Northern Kyoto area is called “Rakuhoku”. It is popular as subtle, profound and tranquility area all over four seasons. This famous area has another name “Iwakura”.
Jisso-in temple is located. This temple has wonderful scenery of the four seasons.
In early summer , you can feel some winds from “Yuka-green”. The floors are satisfied with green woods and leaves.
In fall and autumn, we are surprised with beautiful landscape of colored leaves “Yuka momiji”.
In winter, there is “Sekka-sho” or “Yuki-yuka”. The gardens are covered with powder snow in cold morning. Then, the floor of temple is very cleanly polished such as mirrors.
“Jisso-in” has two gardens. One is a landscape garden that was built up cooperated into part of the garden with backdrop of “Hiei-zan”, famous temple and mountain Hiei.
Beautiful gardens and polished floors are made your memories!
121 Agura-cho, Iwakura Sakyo-ku dist. Kyoto-city Kyoto
You go to “Kyoto-subway Karasuma-line” “Kokusai-kaikan station”.
And you get on the Kyoto-bus to “Jisso-in”, you get off final stop.